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Social Worker - Fostering Team

  • Fresh Jobs
  • Bradford
  • 13/01/2019
Full time

Job Description

Summary

Ashberry Recruitment are currently recruiting for a number of Qualified Social Worker's to join our client, Bradford Metropolitan District Council.

This requirement is to join as a Social Worker within one of their Fostering Teams which will be based at Sir Henry Mitchell House, BD5 0QL.

Our client is looking for applicants to have experience of working in fostering and working with foster carers including strong assessment skills.

Workers need to have an understanding of National Minimum Standards and Fostering Regulations as well as Care Planning Act.

The role consists of the following;

To undertake connected kinship person assessments and present to fostering panel and court.
Attend children's LAC reviews and liaise with children's social workers.
Supervise and support approved foster carers.
Undertake home visits and supervisory visits and recording.
Complete annual reviews for foster carers.
Support with fostering duty.
Undertake LADO investigations where needed.
Facilitate TAC meetings/disruption meetings.

This client desires professionals with 3 years PQ expertise.

Ashberry Recruitment would ask that applicants meet the following:

  • DIPSW or equivalent qualification and will be registered with the HCPC as a qualified social worker.
  • Have a full driving licence and car available for work along with business insurance.
  • Have excellent verbal and written communication skills and be able to make good decisions based on the information available, ensuring effective relationships with other professionals.
  • Have the ability to work within and contribute to a team.
  • Possess knowledge of service needs for ethnic minority communities.
  • Have confident IT skills and be able to navigate an electronic file system.
  • Have the ability to write clear, concise robust reports.
  • Have a flexible approach when need arises.

Contracts are full-time and offered for a minimum of 3 months.

Ashberry Recruitment have a team of specialist Social Work Consultants are here to help you find your next contract and support you through your agency career.

Please contact Gavin should you like to discuss these vacancies further or should you wish to discuss any other QSW vacancies within the North of England and surround regions.